Tuesday, March 27, 2012

day 27. My Name

my name....hmmm.... does that mean "Ann" or does that mean my last name ??

I am going with Ann:

Ann \a-nn\ as a girl's name is pronounced an. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ann is "He (God) has favored me". Simplified form of Anne, the English form of Hannah. A namefavored by royalty and commoners for centuries. Among the royal name bearers: two queensof England, a queen of France, an empress of Russia and, today, Princess Anne of England. Also made popular by L.M. Montogomery's story "Anne of Green Gables" (1908). Anna is theEuropean form; Anya is RussianAnnie is a pet form; Anouk is a French pet form. Saint Anne(mother of the Virgin Mary); Anne Boleyn, Queen of Englandballerina Anna Pavlova; Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley; actresses Anouk Aimée, Anne Bancroft, Anne Heche, AnnaPaquin; writer Ayn Rand; diarist Anne Frank; tennis player Anna Kournikova; golfer AnnikaSorenstam.

Popularity of Ann

Ann is a very popular first name for women (#48 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#25853 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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